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Community Action Grant

Sponsored by: American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Applicant must be a woman and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Proposed activity must have direct community or public impact and relate to education and equity for women and girls. Applicant may apply for one grant only. One-year grants ($2,000-$7000 over one year) provide seed money for new projects. Two year grants (5,000-10,000 over two years) provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls' sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities.


Application Deadline January 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Grant
Number of Applications 178
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $10,000
Average $6,000
Min $2,000


Average 40

Contact Information

Scholarship America
Customer Service Center
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
327 2nd Street, Suite 103
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

Phone: (319) 688-4334

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